ABC takes baton from ESPN
Game 2 on ESPN was watched by an average of 1,021,000 households and had a rating of 1.2. Game 1 was watched by an average of 1,013,000 households and had a rating of 1.1.
Thursday night's game was the last of 30 NHL playoff games on ESPN or ESPN2 this season. The games were watched by an average of 650,000 households, a 10 percent increase over last season when the network aired 32 games.
The rest of the best-of-seven series is on ABC.
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